SUSANP

New York City | 50-64 | Female

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Reviews (112)
57
During previews
Excruciating, Overrated, Slow

See it if Recent Russian history is your thing.

Don't see it if If you cannot stand over the top acting. Too long. Sometimes people don't know when to stop writing.

29
During previews
Sophomoric, Insipid, Slow

See it if You like characters who scream & scream thinking it makes their character funny. See it if you like not very good slapstick.

Don't see it if If you expect a clever twist on Pride & Prejudice. You will be sadly disappointed.

47
During previews
Must
Midtown W
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Great acting

See it if You want a dark place to take a nap.

Don't see it if If you like a well-written script & good direction.

96
Relevant, Riveting, Frightening, Insipid, Masterful

See it if If you are a fan of the book, like strong performances & physicality

Don't see it if You don't like violence on stage.

46
During previews
M. Butterfly
Midtown W
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Jokey

See it if You like Clive Owen. He works hard here to keep this dreadful production going.

Don't see it if If you dislike Julie Taymor. She pays more attention to gimmicks like clumsey rolling flats & long dance pieces that make no sense.

61
Precious Little Talent
Upper W Side
Disappointing, Slow

See it if If you like seeing a work in progress. Greg Mulvaney makes a real character out of an under-written role. His acting seems effortless.

Don't see it if If too much business by male lead makes you nervous.

97
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Must see

See it if If you want to know the real story of the African American experience in the US prison system. Excellent solo performance.

Don't see it if If you have no interest in African American culture and/or the prison system

48
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if You like historical American figures.

Don't see it if This show tries to capitalize on HAMILTON'S success butnis cheesy & shockingly bad in parts.

70
During previews
In a Word
West Village
Great acting, Great writing, Resonant

See it if If you like plays about deep loss, especially the loss of a child.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you find the deep pain of losing a child difficult watch.

38
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated

See it if If you like busy, loud, confusing productions, see this show.

Don't see it if If you know anything about staging, direction and writing a musical. Such a mess.

77
Spamilton
Midtown W
Funny, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if It's the Forbidden Broadway crew spoofing mostly Lin-Manuel Miranda, not Hamilton as I hoped.

Don't see it if Loudly miced and often difficult to understand the female cast members. 2 drink min makes the cost too much for what you see.

56
During previews
Sojourners
East Village
Disappointing, Slow

See it if See it if you like work that is or seems to be in development.

Don't see it if The play needs a lot of tightening up. It was excruciatingly slow. Some of which came from the set changing on a poky turntable.

83
During previews
Fossils
Midtown E
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if Interesting. Kind of low-tech The Encounter. Science vs. Myth & other themes.

Don't see it if Dont go if you need a linear plot.

100
Clever, Intense, Masterful, Must see

See it if You want brilliance in your life

Don't see it if If you can't stand blood. Lots of blood.

81
Sunset Boulevard
Midtown W
Clever, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Are a fan of films from way back when. Glenn hits the target.

Don't see it if You can't stand 3 hours of Lloyd Weber music. It is very hard to do

96
Clever, Funny, Dizzying, Hilarious, Must see

See it if You love the sick & clever writing of the South Park guys.

Don't see it if If you are easily offended because honey, it is offensive!

43
Vanity Fair
Midtown W
Cumbersome, Excruciating, Banal, Disappointing

See it if If you know a cast member and want to support them.

Don't see it if If you like the novel. It's trashed here. It wants to be Bedlam's Pride & Prejudice. Not anywhere near. It's like a play written in college.

81
During previews
Her Opponent
Midtown W
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You have an interest in the recent general election amd have no idea how Trump was elected.

Don't see it if If you are sick all that happened in the election.

69
Four Sisters
Midtown W
Slow, Interesting

See it if Have an interest in the Romanovs.

Don't see it if You haven't attended a workshop before and are expecting a professional production.

30
During previews
Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You like juvenile, squeaky, stereotypical characters.

Don't see it if You liked the movie.

22
During previews
Amelie
Midtown W
Banal, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if Its a turkey. Run!

Don't see it if You cannot tolerate amateur productions.

64
Ambitious, Thought-provoking

See it if Have interest and knowledge of biblical characters

Don't see it if If you haven't the patience for a long, play in need of editing.

86
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like 18th century romantic comedy. This clever play has lasted thru the ages. This production is bare bones but offers a lot of fun.

Don't see it if you have difficulty with English accents, fast-paced dialogue and light subject matter.

100
The Encounter
Midtown W
Absorbing, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Must see, Profound

See it if You want to be a real participant in an extraordinary production filled with irony, sound, masterful writing & acting. Brilliant.

Don't see it if You you are uncomfortable wearing headphones. Don't like to use your imagination. You require a linear plot.

6
Banal, Dated, Excruciating

See it if You enjoy amature productions. Also, if you are interested in shows about Nazi Germany and the plight of the jews.

Don't see it if You are expecting a well-written, well-acted production.

88
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like non-traditional theatre. Ve2ry creative. Makes you think.

Don't see it if You need everything spelled out for you.

92
During previews
Harry Clarke
West Village
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if You've missed Billy Crudup on stage. He gives an amazing performance...as usual.

Don't see it if If you are homophobic.

92
Fire
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Heartfelt, Sad

See it if You appreciate a wide range of characters played by only a few cast.

Don't see it if You dont like immigrant stories.

91
Entertaining, Relevant, Resonant, Must see

See it if You like Michael Moore. He regales the audience with tales of his youth.

Don't see it if You are a staunch republican because Moore exposes you.

49
Blood Boundary
Midtown W
Banal, Confusing

See it if You are happy watching an amateur production.

Don't see it if You expect a professional work.

83
During previews
Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You like existential dialogue between three pillars of their respective societies, held in purgatory exposing hypocricies & admitting truth

Don't see it if You like linear plots and have no interest in historical figures.

42
During previews
Disappointing, Excruciating, Bad acting, Slow

See it if You have a blinding obsession of Karen Blixen

Don't see it if You expect a good scrip & great acting. The young poet was dreadful.

89
During previews
Arcadia (PTP)
Chelsea
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Intelligent

See it if Stoppard fans will not be disappointed. In some ways better than the Broadway revival a few years back.

Don't see it if Don't go if you have trouble following non-linear plots, and quick sparing dialogue.

61
The Lucky One
Midtown W
Slow, Disappointing, Dated

See it if See it from an archeological standpoint. An old play written with the cliches of the times

Don't see it if Dated. So-so acting. Unambitious directing. Distracting set.

91
Pacific Overtures
East Village
Great singing, Great staging, Great acting, Masterful

See it if Sondheim lovers will be thrilled with this kabuki poduction. At first I thought I'd be bored but quickly was brought deep into the show.

Don't see it if If you are on the fence about Sondheim or need a set, this production is not for you.

82
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Interesting, Unusual

See it if Derren is clever at using the power of deduction and suggestion to reach the conclusion he desires.

Don't see it if If you are a person who doesn't appreciate a 1-man cheat show, stay home.

100
Sweat
Midtown W
Absorbing, Great acting, Must see, Relevant, Riveting

See it if A powerful work. Friendship. Class aspiration. Betrayal. Her best so far. Ans a sequel coming which is a comedy!

Don't see it if It has powerful argueents and violence. A non-linear plotline.

93
Present Laughter
Midtown W
Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Delightful

See it if Kevin Kline is hilarious! Kate Burton, Tedra Millan & Monica Reed great.Roland Maule & Cobie Smulders not good. Noel Coward divine as alway

Don't see it if If you don't like silliness because there is a whole lot of it on the stage

83
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great staging

See it if You enjoyed the movie. Updated characters. Christian Borle would be a great Willie Wonka if he were directed to be larger than life.

Don't see it if You you don't like dark comedies.

75
Great singing, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of the spooky black & white horror classics

Don't see it if If you can't stand to listen to 3 hours of boring Lloyd Weber reprises.

64
Chicago (NYC)
Midtown W
Entertaining, Disappointing, Funny

See it if Iike Fosse choreography

Don't see it if If you saw the movie & loved it. The shown is very tired now.

89
Angel & Echoes
Midtown E
Riveting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if If you are interested in women's issues of ALL cultures. Well acted. Disturbing subject matter.

Don't see it if If you are prejudice or mysogynistic. But I guess you wouldn't really know or accept if you are. ;)

84
During previews
Delightful, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing

See it if Love old fashioned musicals. See itnif you love amazing choreography/dancing, singing and BETTE MIDLER!!

Don't see it if You like modern, heady or contemporary rock musicals.

90
During previews
War Paint
Midtown W
Delightful, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if You liove old fashioned musicals. It's a lovely bauble! However Ebersole needs another big song and the men need to punch it up

Don't see it if If you don't like LuPone or Eberaole.

62
Ambitious, Slow

See it if You like plays about racial issues. This show could be a little less stereotypical.

Don't see it if If you expect deep, thought-provoking play.

100
Riveting, Must see, Great staging, Clever

See it if Brilliant. A Sondheim production at its best. Do not miss it!

Don't see it if Dont like grand guignol, blood, intimate production or Sondheim

78
Heisenberg
Midtown W
Intelligent, Great acting, Resonant

See it if complex characters, strangers meeting, lies, truths. Mary Louise Parker in top form.

Don't see it if have difficulty paying attention to sparing dialogue.

87
During previews
Falsettos
Midtown W
Resonant, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if Enjoy topical issues, relationship issues, gay subject matter, hilarity, musicals.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by most anything.

78
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Original

See it if If you enjoy shows that the audience is member of the cast. This show is about a Tammany Hall meeting and we the audience are in attendance

Don't see it if If you only enjoy tight-fitted, well-rehearsed big shows. The cast is on book and only performing for 10 days.

100
For a previous production
Crackskull Row
Chelsea
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful

See it if You like plays that have non-linear plots, deeply troubled characters and controversial subject matter.

Don't see it if If you have difficulty following a plot that shifts time periods, deals with morality issues, has trouble understanding Irish accents